Tony supported the CDC Pensions Forum and the Fellow-led regional banks initiative.
He is an expert on banking reform, inclusive finance and sustainability and was the RSA’s Director of Economics from July 2015 to September 2018, before leaving to lead South West Mutual – one of the new regional start-ups seeking a banking licence.
Tony’s career has ranged from blue-chip professional services and banking experience with PwC, Barclays Bank and Credit Suisse, through small business start-ups and social and environmental NGOs to economic policy research.
He is author and co-author of many books and reports on economic reform including People Powered Prosperity: Ultra-local approaches to making poorer places wealthier, the Reality of Now: how social processes drive organisational behaviour, Stakeholder Banks: the benefits of banking diversity and the best-selling economic textbook, Where Does Money Come From? A guide to the UK monetary and banking system.
He is a Senior Fellow of the Finance Innovation Lab and on the Advisory Committee for Lion Trust Asset Management, a leading investment manager.
Tony is an alumni of Oxford University and the London School of Economics and a Fellow of the Institute of Chartered Accountants.